Magazine article Communication World

Robert Swan and Tony Schwartz to Address 2009 World Conference

Magazine article Communication World

Robert Swan and Tony Schwartz to Address 2009 World Conference

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Join 1,600 of your fellow communicators from 40 countries and learn from a stellar lineup of speakers at IABC's 2009 World Conference, 7-10 June in San Francisco. This year's program features diverse content with themes of renewal, energy, and sustainability in communication, business and your career.

Featured speakers include Robert Swan, world-renowned environmental leader, special envoy to the director of UNESCO, and the first man to walk to both the North and South Poles, and Tony Schwartz, president and founder of The Energy Project.

Swan has witnessed the damage to the polar regions firsthand and has, over a five-year period, removed and recycled more than 1,500 tons of waste from the Antarctic peninsula. He is a noted speaker at global environmental summits, a U.N. Goodwill Ambassador for Youth and a visiting professor at the School of Environment at Leeds University. In 1995, Swan was awarded the Order of the British Empire. At the conference, he will recount his polar explorations and share insights about our environment and what it takes to achieve success. Swan knows that overcoming seemingly dire circumstances takes the right combination of trust, guidance and collaboration. …

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